President Bach was in Tryon, North Carolina, on Sunday for the last day of the FEI World Equestrian Games.
He was welcomed to the eighth edition of the Games by FEI President Ingmar de Vos. After touring the facilities in the morning, President Bach watched a thrilling individual Jumping Final, where German athlete Simone Blum took gold with the mare DSP Alice. Switzerland’s Martin Fuchs, team gold medallist at the Youth Olympic Games Singapore 2010, claimed silver with Clooney, ahead of compatriot and individual gold medallist at the Olympic Games London 2012 Steve Guerdat, in bronze with Bianca.
President Bach, accompanied by the FEI President, presented the medals. Blum is the first female World Equestrian Games individual Jumping champion.
Later, President Bach watched the team and individual medal decider for Carriage Driving, the final competition of the Tryon 2018 Games.